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FOX News
Oct 14, 2012 12:00am PDT
, but fewer of them. >> that's right! we are sending in more afghans to do the job. afghans to do the job. >> move move to the civil war in syria. there are estimates that more than 25,000, 30,000 people have been killed. in march of last year, president obama explained the military action taken in libya, by saying it was in the national interest to go in and prevent further massacres massacres from occurring there. so why doesn't the same logic apply in syria? >> it's a different country. ites different country. it is five times as large geographically. it has one-fifth the population, that is libbia, five times as large, geographically, it is in a part of the world where they are not going to see whatever would come from that war. it would seep into a regional war. you are in a country that is heavily populated in the midst of the most dangerous area newscast world. and in fact, if in fact, it blows up and the wrong people gain control, it is going to have impact on the entire region, causing potentially regional wars. we are working hand and glove with the turks, with the jordanian
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 8:00pm EDT
there was and the revolutionary war and wasn't even a civil war yew you have written a back to help kids understand who they are as americans. >> that's right. >> mike: why is that important? >> so important that our children understand who we are as americans and in my new book ellis the elephant discovers how our nation began as he learns about the 13 original colonies and the period of colonial america is vitally important. it is the period in which our characteristics and traits were shaped and when we became american and our kids need know about this. >> mike: what do kids not know about american exceptionalism that is the overriding thing that they grow up with a different perspective of the country than they need to have. >> and our kids really need to know why we are such a special nation. if you look at recent surveys it is rather frightening. a survey that i looked at said that a majority of fourth graders couldn't identify jamestown as the first english settlement. host don't know why the pilgrims came from england and less than a third of all 8th graders can explain why
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